Animated Movie as Means to Expose Students’ Friendship Values on English Subjects

  • Dyah Mukaromah Universitas Teknologi Yogyakarta
  • Dyah Ayu Rahmawati Universitas Teknologi Yogyakarta
Keywords: Animated Movie, Friendship Values, English Subjects


This study focuses on the process of character-building teaching through the use of animated movie. The process of character building teaching, precisely on the teaching of positive values of friendship among students within the lessons of English. The animated movie in this research was a medium used to teach students. This study aimed to describe the English teaching strategies within character-building content. The animated movie was selected as a teaching medium since most students enjoy watching movies. Movies provide not only entertainment but also lessons because they have different themes and storylines, such as family, friendship, the journey of life, and much more. As a teacher, the messages in the movie can be used as a reference to teach students. This study demonstrated the importance of friendship values and the role of values and morals messages in a movie to teach students. “Ralph Breaks the Internet” movie has a unique and meaningful friendship story. This movie teaches the values of a friendship, such as supporting one another as friends. The results show that this movie provides values that can be designed as English learning materials in teaching moral values, such as friendship.